Roundabout to deal with high right-angle crash rate

The Victoria Park roundabout will be installed at the intersection of Goddard Road and Streatley Road at a cost of $166,667.

Mr Vuleta said the safety of residents was paramount in Victoria Park.

�Feedback received from the community through the Lathlain Traffic Management Study in 2014 indicated that the intersection of Goddard Street/Streatley Road in Lathlain was a safety concern to local residents,� he said.

�A further assessment by Town technical staff showed that the intersection had a high number of right-angle crashes, which can cause significant injury and risk to road users.

�Goddard Street provides an important access route to Orrong Road for local residents and is also a bus route, therefore is heavily utilised.�

He said of the nine crashes that occurred, seven of them were right-angle crashes.

Transport Minister Dean Nalder said the funding included $20 million from the State Government in 2015-16 and $5 million from local governments.

About 100 traffic locations in WA will receive attention.